Back Pain

Back Pain   Back pain is often poorly understood but it is the biggest cause of disability worldwide! The World Heath Organisation estimates that 60-70% of the population in industrialised countries will experience non-specific back pain in their lifetime.   Let us dispel some of the myths surrounding back pain…   Most episodes of low…

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain   Shoulder pain is the third most commonly reported musculoskeletal condition in adults in the UK. 70% of people will experience at least one episode of shoulder pain in their lifetime.   The glenohumeral joint (shoulder joint) is a ball and socket joint consisting of the glenoid which arises from the scapula (shoulder…

Neck Pain

Neck Pain   Neck pain is one of the most debilitating problems we treat, with two out of three of us suffering with neck pain at some time in our life. Lets explore the different types of neck pain   Mechanical Neck Pain   Mechanical neck pain is probably the most common type. Bad posture…

PHYSIOTHERAPY  

What is Physiotherapy?   Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. Physiotherapists take a holistic approach and work in partnership with their patients, involving them in their care in order to promote recovery and stay well.   At Function Jigsaw, we specialise in the management of…

What do Physiotherapists do?

 Physiotherapist is a protected title which means only those who have competed a physiotherapy degree or higher and are registered with the HCPC (Health & Care Professions Council) can work under this title. Here at Function Jigsaw, our Physiotherapists are all registered with the HCPC and CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy) and pride ourselves on…

RUNNING DURING LOCKDOWN

Running has perhaps been the most popular form of exercise during the COVID quarantine of 2020. Not only can anyone do it, no equipment is needed and it’s super convenient, and of course allows social distancing. We all train for different reasons- some will continue training for marathons they signed up to, whereas others, may…

Covid Start date

ACTIVE HUB IS RE-OPENING (15th JUNE 2020)

THE ACTIVE HUB IS RE-OPENING 15th JUNE 2020. Alongside our video consultations, we have been working tirelessly to put protective measures in place to enable us to safely reopen our doors. We have “stress-tested” the hub over the last week and are happy to announce we are re-opening for business. Only one therapist will be…